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Brianna Lee

Community Coordinator


Today’s top-secret drone wars are moving warfare and international relations into the future. As the robotics revolution is poised to alter our relationship with war, here are five things to know about the drones of today and tomorrow.


Poll: Student-loan debt

Does taking out large student loans pay off in the end? Vote in our poll.


It’s the Chinese, stupid

GOP candidates have been invoking anti-China rhetoric to appeal to voters, but that strategy may not be so clear-cut in South Carolina, which has established strong business ties with the country.


Fight moves to South Carolina after Romney’s New Hampshire win

Mitt Romney’s win in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary offered few surprises, but his rivals are still moving ahead at full speed to slow his momentum for the Republican nomination.


Viral video hits of 2011

From Herman Cain’s smoking hot campaign manager to Wendi Deng’s courtroom spike, our picks for the six viral videos that shaped this year in politics.


Renewed push to curb insider trading in Congress after ’60 Minutes’ exposé

A recent investigation on insider trading in Congress has prompted a renewed push to ban insider trading among federal lawmakers.


During Clinton’s historic visit to Burma, ‘flickers of progress’ pave the way for an end to isolation

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton paid a historic visit to Burma this week, recognizing the country’s recent incremental reforms and setting the stage for an end to the country’s long period of isolation.


Pepper spray

From Occupy to Black Friday, pepper spray has dominated national headlines in recent weeks. Here are five things to know about the controversial chemical agent.


UC Davis still reeling after police pepper spray students

Students and faculty members at UC Davis are calling for the resignation of Chancellor Linda Katehi after campus police pepper-sprayed students at close range Friday. Katehi stressed that the campus community must move forward.